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  • Worries over Fed rates to limit S&P 500 gains to year end: Reuters poll

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Concerns over how soon and how quickly U.S. interest rates will rise could limit gains in U.S. stocks in the months ahead, with a Reuters poll forecasting the S&P 500, just below a record high, to end the year slightly higher....
  • European stocks set to rise 2 percent by year-end, helped by ECB: Reuters poll

    PARIS (Reuters) - European shares are poised to add another 2 percent to this year's gains, supported by the European Central Bank's ultra-loose monetary policy and as a falling euro boosts company earnings, a Reuters poll found. Italy's benchmark...
  • Stocks sink as Apple drags down tech; Dow dips more than 200 points

    NEW YORK — Technology companies are leading a broad drop in U.S. stocks that has pulled the Dow Jones industrial average down 200 points. The steep decline comes a day after the market had its best day in more than a month. Apple dropped more than...
  • Fed's Fisher says assumes markets will test Draghi euro pledge

    ROME (Reuters) - Financial markets will eventually test European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's commitment to do "whatever it takes" to protect the euro, Richard Fisher, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas said on Thursday. "There used...
  • Bullard says Fed needs to make rate guidance more data dependent

    ST.LOUIS (Reuters) - The U.S. central bank needs to change the way it communicates its view on the future path of interest rates, a Federal Reserve official said on Tuesday, joining others inside the Fed who are calling for an overhaul of its policy...
  • Fed should be 'exceptionally patient' on rates: Evans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should be "exceptionally patient" in removing its monetary policy stimulus, a top Fed official said on Wednesday, even if doing so means allowing inflation to modestly overshoot the U.S. central bank's 2...
  • Exclusive - Ukraine crisis risks recession for Europe: El-Erian

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz SE , warned that global markets do not fully appreciate the risk posed by the Ukrainian crisis, a conflict which could push Europe into recession. He saw few options to de-...
  • Fed's Kocherlakota cautions against raising U.S. interest rates

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve should be wary of raising rates while inflation is running below its 2-percent goal, because doing so could undermine its credibility and unmoor inflation expectations, a top Fed official said on Monday. "I think we...
  • Fed's Mester says opposition to 'considerable time' not enough to trigger dissent

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Wednesday her opposition to the phrase "considerable time" in the central bank's policy statement was not enough to trigger a dissenting vote. Mester said she felt the...
  • Fed's Mester wants policy guidance to be more data-based

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said she thinks the Fed should overhaul how it communicates its policy guidance, perhaps tying its statements about monetary policy to forecasts about economic performance. In...
  • Monetary policy will not solve all U.S. job market ills: Evans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The state of the labor market will continue to be an issue for the U.S. economy, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Wednesday, cautioning that monetary policy cannot solve all the problems plaguing the jobs...
  • Plosser, hawkish chief of Philadelphia Fed, to retire in March

    (Reuters) - Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser, one of the sharpest internal critics of the central bank's loose monetary policy, will retire next year, in a departure that could ease pressure to raise interest rates more quickly....